Waste Treatment and Disposal / Edition 2

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Easy to read with clear and concise explanations, this book is essential reading for upper level undergraduates and Masters students taking courses on waste treatment and management in departments of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science and Geography. It serves as an excellent up-to-date reference book on waste management for professionals in the waste treatment and disposal industry.
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"...a readable and reliable source of information..." (Waste Planning, September 2005)

" … provides a useful and highly readable reference text." (Journal of Applied Toxicology: 26, 1: Jan/Feb 2006)

"Gives a global perspective on national nanotechnology initiatives in Asia, Europe and the USA, investment opportunities and risks, and future applications of this technology." (Materials World, April 2006).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470849125
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/14/2005
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.77 (w) x 9.94 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul T. Williams, Professor of Environmental Engineering, The University of Leeds, UK.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Waste 63
Ch. 3 Waste recycling 127
Ch. 4 Waste landfill 171
Ch. 5 Waste incineration 245
Ch. 6 Other waste treatment technologies : pyrolysis, gasification, combined pyrolysis-gasification, composting, anaerobic digestion 325
Ch. 7 Integrated waste management 367
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